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Tag: Nathaniel Schlicher


Gig Harbor ER doc Nathaniel Schlicher named new senator

Todd Iverson summed up the political stakes.

“It’s a swing district in a swing Senate,” he said, “and this vote will really matter.”

The Pierce and Kitsap county boards interviewed Gig Harbor Democrats Iverson and Nathaniel Schlicher on Thursday for a vacant spot in the state Senate.

And with control of the Senate resting on a scalpel’s edge, they sent emergency-room doctor Schlicher to Olympia.

Schlicher had been the top choice of local Democrats, with Iverson a close runner-up and Gerry Baldwin, who didn’t ask the council to choose him, coming in third. Because they were replacing a Democrat – Derek Kilmer, who was elected to Congress

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